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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini acquitted of corruption by Swiss court

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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and former UEFA president Michel Platini have been acquitted by a Swiss court. The pair were found not guilty of a payment of two million Swiss francs (1.7m) from FIFA to Platini. The payment was made in 2011 following what the two men said was a "gentleman's agreement" in 1998.
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Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini acquitted in FIFA trial

Former FIFA president Blatter, 86, and Platini, 67, were tried over a two million Swiss franc ($2.05 million) payment in 2011 to Platini, who was then in charge of European football's governing body UEFA. The former French football great "submitted to FIFA in 2011 an allegedly fictitious invoice for a (alleged) debt still existing for his activity as an adviser for FIFA in the years 1998 to 2002", according to the court.

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Blatter and Platini found not guilty following trial

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter and vice-president Michel Platini have been found not guilty following their fraud trial.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 IndiaNews18 India

Important Dates in the Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini Fraud Trials

Key dates in the FIFA scandal which led to its former president and former UEFA head Michel Platini standing trial in Switzerland

3 months ago·India
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ReutersReuters

Blatter, Platini cleared of corruption charges at FIFA trial

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and France footballing legend Michel Platini were both cleared of corruption charges by a Swiss court on Friday.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini acquitted of fraud by Swiss court

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been acquitted of fraud in a Swiss court over a two million Swiss francs payment in 2011

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Former FIFA power-brokers Blatter, Platini acquitted of defrauding organization

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were acquitted on charges of defrauding FIFA by a Swiss criminal court on Friday, a rare positive outcome for the pair who were among soccer's most powerful figures before being embroiled in corruption investigations.

3 months ago·Canada
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